Overwatch's Echo Can Transform Into Other Heroes and Use their Ultimates

Echo's abilities detailed in latest Overwatch post

By Grayshadow, Posted 19 Mar 2020

Recently, Echo was confirmed as the new hero in Overwatch. Today, Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan explained in detail the new hero's abilities. including how Echo can transform into other heroes.


First off, Echo is an offensive hero. Capable of flight and can shoot 3 shots in different directions as her default offensive attack. Her alternate allow her to shoot sticky bombs. Echo is also capable of flight and gliding. With her glide working more like a hand-glider than Mercy's parachute-like gliding.

Echo also has a focus beam that can reduce an target's health or barriers to 50%. 

Echo;s ultimate is called Duplicate. She can transform into one of the Heroes on the enemy team and use their ultimate. With the Duplicate skill charging the Ultimate meter much faster than normal.

Overwatch is available now on Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Echo is currently available for testing on the PTR.

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Platform(s): Xbox One, PS4, PC
Publisher(s): Blizzard Entertainment
Developer(s): Blizzard Entertainment
Genres: First-Person Shooter
Themes: MOBA, PvP, 6v6 Brawl
Release Date: 2016-05-24

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